Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers
ERIC WILLIAM OGDEN: Eric Ogden produced a small number of FDCs for most issues between 1949 & 1965. They were variously hand-painted or screen-printed entirely or in part. All those offered here are signed "E Wm Ogden" & are unaddressed. This is the most extensive selection we have offered. See also Lots 212 & 213.
1949 Henry Lawson 2½d tied to handpainted cover by 'BRIGHTON RD S3/17JE49/ VIC-AUST' cds. [This was the first issue for which Ogden produced FDCs. Six covers are known, all with different designs. Ogden's handpainted covers have often sold for more than $500 each] NB: the illustration is above Lot 224.
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